It is confusing for me why people are talking about “we’re using AI to do <XYZ>”. AI is a system, not a technology. You need to operate with the system. You cannot replace a specific technology or platform with AI if you don’t replace all the systems as well.
AI is a system of:
- People & Processes
If you’re pitching me your startup, make sure all your operations and activities support and activate that system:
- Does your team have all the skills to operate the system? (see also: Your Team Slide Sucks.)
- How is AI part of your long-term vision? You can sometimes change technologies, but you will have a hard time changing systems.
- How does AI contribute to hypergrowth?
- Is AI really necessary? Is it hard? Or is it a gimmick?